"Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns," wrote George Eliot. Although Eliot's childhood remains veiled in mystery, I have seen the house where she was born, and there's a cheery garden plot on the south side of her home; perhaps it was tended by her. Autumn is delicious for a gardener: The weather increases productivity, and most efforts in this season will be beautifully restored to the laborer with the bright... More >>>